If you think Donald Trump’s first months in the White House has had its fair share of ups and downs, hold on, writes Michael Tanner, senior fellow at the Cato Institute. We haven’t seen anything yet.
Don’t look now, but the next big legislative battles of the Trump presidency may be just a few weeks away. Republicans must pass a budget by April 28 to avoid a partial government shutdown. Yet, as was the case during the recent failed effort to repeal and replace Obamacare, Democrats are united in opposition while Republicans are badly split.
If President Trump backs away from the priorities on which he ran and was elected, especially given the recent health care fiasco, it would make him look weak and perhaps imperil the rest of his agenda. Read more from Michael Tanner here.